Prominent Yemeni human rights advocate to caution against armed drones at Ottawa event today

Media Advisory
November 25, 2013

The escalating use of armed drones by the U.S. is a cautionary tale and Canada should take a different path, prominent journalist and human rights advocate Farea Al-Muslimi from Yemen will tell an Ottawa audience at a public forum on Monday night. Al-Muslimi will also speak at a press conference Monday afternoon. Continue reading

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Éminent défenseur yéménite des droits humains sonne l’alarme contre les drones armés lors d’un événement à Ottawa aujourd’hui

Avis aux médias
25 novembre 2013

L’utilisation croissante de drones armés par les États-Unis est un récit édifiant et le Canada doit s’engager sur autre voie. C’est le message que livrera Farea Al-Muslimi, un éminent journaliste et défenseur des droits humains du Yémen au cours d’un forum public lundi soir à Ottawa. Al-Muslimi participera également à une conférence de presse lundi après-midi.  Continue reading

Ottawa Vigil for Afghan Massacre in Panjwai on Wednesday

Media Advisory
Tuesday, March 13, 2012

WHAT: On Wednesday March 14, a vigil will be held for the Afghan civilians recently killed in Panjwai. There will be a series of statements delivered by speakers from the Ottawa Afghan community and various organizations, followed by a moment of silence to pay respects to the victims and their families. Continue reading

Time to wage war against carbon emissions, says Canadian Peace Alliance

Global community must act on its Responsibility to Protect life on Earth 

Media Release
Dec 9, 2011

As the UN climate talks in Durban draw to a close, Canada’s umbrella peace organization is calling for a large-scale redirection of military spending to fight the climate crisis. The Canadian Peace Alliance (CPA) says there is an urgent need to reduce military spending and use the funds for climate change mitigation and adaptation measures. Continue reading